Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails near West Bengal's Domohani

  • The incident took place around 5 p.m. in an area under Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway, an NFR spokesperson said in Guwahati.
Updated On Jan 13, 2022 08:58 PM IST 7 Photos
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At least five casualties were reported and more than 45 people were injured when 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express train derailed and some overturned near Domohani in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, an official said.(ANI)

At least five casualties were reported and more than 45 people were injured when 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express train derailed and some overturned near Domohani in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, an official said.(ANI)

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"Five passengers have died so far. We recovered three bodies from the accident site while two people died in hospital," Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Moumita Godara Basu said.(ANI)

"Five passengers have died so far. We recovered three bodies from the accident site while two people died in hospital," Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Moumita Godara Basu said.(ANI)

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"Since some of them are in a critical condition, the death toll may go up," Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Moumita Godara Basu said, adding rescuers were thoroughly searching each coach for survivors and bodies through darkness and thick fog.(PTI)

"Since some of them are in a critical condition, the death toll may go up," Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Moumita Godara Basu said, adding rescuers were thoroughly searching each coach for survivors and bodies through darkness and thick fog.(PTI)

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Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rushed to the location to rescue passengers trapped after multiple bogies of the Guwahati-Bikaner Express (15633) derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.(PTI)

Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rushed to the location to rescue passengers trapped after multiple bogies of the Guwahati-Bikaner Express (15633) derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.(PTI)

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The train that originated from Bikaner in Rajasthan was heading to Guwahati in Assam via Patna.(PTI)

The train that originated from Bikaner in Rajasthan was heading to Guwahati in Assam via Patna.(PTI)

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The train was merely passing Jalpaiguri at the time of the incident. It is estimated that over 1,000 passengers were on board, including 308 who boarded the train from Bikaner.(PTI)

The train was merely passing Jalpaiguri at the time of the incident. It is estimated that over 1,000 passengers were on board, including 308 who boarded the train from Bikaner.(PTI)

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"Following a sudden jerk, several bogies overturned," a passenger told news agency ANI.(PTI)

"Following a sudden jerk, several bogies overturned," a passenger told news agency ANI.(PTI)

Updated on Jan 13, 2022 08:58 PM IST
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